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Brown finishes 6th at Fortnite Pro-Am, donates $75,000 prize to charity

Wild forward teamed with gamer Marksman to win big at World Cup in New York

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHL.com Staff Writer

J.T. Brown continues to use his Fortnite skill for good.

The Minnesota Wild forward teamed up with pro gamer CLG Marksman to finish sixth at the Fortnite Pro-Am on Friday, winning a $75,000 prize to be donated to the charity of their choice.

Brown is an avid gamer who played 24 consecutive hours on Twitch last year and raised more than $1,300 for Hockey Is For Everyone. 

After a self-described rough Game 3, Brown/Marksman registered 12 eliminations and a Victory Royale to clinch their finish in Game 4. Brown posted the highlights to Instagram and also shared his elation at the result after the event.

Tweet from @JTBrown23: Epic finish to the Pro Am with @Marksman (full end game on ig 🤘) pic.twitter.com/IBy9gaVV6K

Tweet from @JTBrown23: Man that last game hasn���t sunk in yet 😂 big thanks to @Marksman for the hard carry! 6th place $75,000 combined for charity. What a day!

Brown/Marksman was one of the 50 tandems vying for the $3 million charity prize, which went to record producer RL Grime and his partner Airwaks. The pro-am was one of the highlights of the Fortnite World Cup Finals, a three-day event at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York that attracted the100 best players from around the globe.

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